Scientific name: Ceratopteris thalictroides
Common name: Watersprite, Sumatra Fern, Oriental water fern
Light requirements: Low
Aquarium niche: background or floating
Care: Ceratopteris thalictroides (Watersprite) is an very undemanding plant that have two different forms. if you leave it floating on the surface it develops as a floating plant which rots are an excellent hiding place for fry. Ceratopteris thalictroides (Watersprite) can also be planted. If planted it develops into a beautiful plant for the background. Grows fast and is recommended in new aquariums to absorb excess nutrition from the water. Multiply by shoots.
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